Custodial Supervisor

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 520192 - Student Housing - Facilities Admin
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Support Staff
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

To coordinate and supervise the work of subordinate custodial employees.

Department Profile:

The Department of Housing and Residence Life strives to create a "home away from home" where students are individually and collectively challenged and supported in the journey to become mature, contributing citizens in a global community.

In support of the mission of Mississippi State University and the Division of Student Affairs, the Department of Housing and Residence Life cultivates an on-campus environment that promotes student success, engages students through intentional interactions, and challenges them to learn and grow beyond the classroom.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Participate in cleaning and upkeep of residential buildings, including bedrooms, bathrooms, hallways, and lobbies.
Supervise and coordinate the work of custodians in the cleaning and upkeep of a residential building or group of residential buildings.
Assign work to Custodians.
Inspect work of Custodians for proper completion of tasks.
Report building repair needs to appropriate personnel.
Advise Custodians of work methods and in use of materials and equipment used in work. Requisition supplies and equipment and maintain security of such.
Render training to employees as needed.
Assist in scheduling vacations for subordinates.
Supervise employees in set-ups for special events.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Partial high school education
Two years of experience as a Custodian.
Previous supervisory experience.
Any equivalent combination of related experience and/or education approved by the Department of Human Resources Management.

Preferred Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Supervisory skills

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion.
Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc.
Routine deadlines; usually sufficient lead time; variance in work volume seasonal and predictable; priorities can be anticipated; some interruptions are present; travel or other inconveniences have advance notice; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor.
Job frequently requires standing, walking, reaching, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands, and lifting up to 25 pounds.
Job occasionally requires sitting, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, and lifting more than 100 pounds.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

Instructions for Applying:

Submit application and any requested documents online.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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